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WSPNs Brenden ORourke discusses the NBA Conference finals and his predictions for the rest of the series.

Warrior Weekly: NBA Conference Finals

Brendan O'Rourke May 20, 2022

As the calendar starts to shift closer to summer and the weather heats up, the NBA playoffs are reaching an endpoint. So far we have seen many great games and series, but we are now down to four teams....

Sophomore Elena Mente prepares before pole vaulting for the Wayland high school track team. My favorite thing to do is pole vault, Mente said. I love getting to meet all new people from it.

Athlete of the Month: Elena Mente

Bella Schreiber May 18, 2022

Sophomore Elena Mente soars through the air, leaping eight feet to land in 11th place at the Twilight meet. Mente was one of two people from Wayland who successfully qualified for Twilights and the only...

WSPNs Deirdre Brown discusses mental health help for Student Athletes.

Morgan’s Message: Student-athletes have feelings too

Deirdre Brown May 18, 2022

Katie Meyer, Robert Martin, Lauren Bernett and Morgan Rodgers. All names with a similar story that ends in heartbreak. For these four athletes and countless others with the same tragic tale, one thing...

WSPNs Brenden ORourke discusses the NBA Conference finals and his predictions for the rest of the series.

Warrior Weekly: Downfall of the Red Sox

Tess Alongi and Lucy Grasso May 12, 2022

Sitting at 10-19, the Boston Red Sox enter the second week of May in last place in the American League East. With their sixth consecutive series loss, the Red Sox have won just three series so far this...

Senior captain Ryan MacDonald strategically moves past his opponent and tries to get closer to the goal. The team has been consistently standing up for each other, and weve done an outstanding job of really becoming a team and doing whatever it takes for the team to succeed.

Boys lacrosse falls to Concord-Carlisle

Sasha Libenzon May 10, 2022

Wayland boys varsity lacrosse put up a tough fight against Concord-Carlisle (CC), but ultimately lost with a score of 5-8 on May 3. CC came into the season with the reigning MIAA division two state champion...

Lisa McNamara runs down the sideline as she coaches her player with the ball. Although McNamara is the new girls varsity soccer coach, she coached last season for the girls JV team. “I expect 100% effort on the field, working hard, respecting the game, coaches and administration,” McNamara said.

Newest additions to the WHS athletic staff

Abby Raftery April 29, 2022

As spring sports ramp up, the Wayland High School athletic department welcomes new coaches Erin Kish and Lisa McNamara. Kish will be coaching girls junior varsity lacrosse, and McNamara will not start...

Senior Quinn Gleason (front) rows in a double boat. Gleason rows for the Wayland-Weston crew team, and has committed to row for Bates College in the Class of 2026.  I’m always trying to improve and get faster, Gleason said. Now that I’m going to Bates College I want to make sure that when I get there the next fall that I’m in shape and ready to go.

Athlete of the Month: Quinn Gleason

Sasha Libenzon April 27, 2022

At the Head Of The Charles Regatta, eight rowers in orange and maroon suits glide down the river. Sitting in the stroke seat of the boat is senior Quinn Gleason. She focuses closely on her oar as it moves...

A marathon, not a sprint: The 2022 Boston Marathon

A marathon, not a sprint: The 2022 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is a hallowed tradition in Massachusetts, celebrating community, athleticism and resilience. Occurring on Monday, April 18, the 126th Boston Marathon is the first to take place on its...

WSPNs Aditya Weling discusses professional leagues upcoming free agency period and goes into depth on certain NFL teams and what they are looking for as the start of the NFL season is just around the corner.

Warrior Weekly: NFL free agency

Aditya Weling April 14, 2022

For many, March Madness may be the most exciting three weeks in the sports world. The fast pace, the OT thrillers, the win-or-go-home mentality and most importantly, the upsets. The last few weeks of March...

Freshman Jillian Segel looks down the ice during a tournament. “I really enjoy going to tournaments, or bonspiels,” Segel said. “Last weekend, I was in Nashua, it was so fun because you get to hangout with everyone, there is always a party, you always socialize. This past weekend we were second.”

Jillian Segel: Taking curling to the national level

Sasha Libenzon and Selena Liu April 13, 2022

Freshman Jillian Segel slides down the ice, sweeping the 40-pound granite-stone towards her target called the house. Segel narrows her eyes in concentration, pushing her limits as she’s headed to junior...

Junior Cat Taxiarchis charges down the field towards the Weston goal. Taxiarchis is committed to play lacrosse at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania.

Cat Taxiarchis: “I knew that Franklin & Marshall was for me”

Mischa Lee and Lucy Grasso April 12, 2022

For most juniors, the college process is just beginning. However, for junior Cat Taxiarchis, the process ended in late February with her commitment to play lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College in...

As March Madness comes to a close, WSPN’s Emily Roberge interviews students as they reflect on the success of their brackets.

WHS students drop the ball on their March Madness brackets

Emily Roberge April 2, 2022

Every year, people everywhere create competitive brackets for March Madness. March Madness is the annual NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, and 68 teams compete in the tournament. Wayland High...

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